As we know, it is important to give pretests or on demand assessments for writing to see how much the students already know, and note how much they improve throughout the unit. Attached is the on demand assessment I used for my personal narrative unit. Throughout the unit, the students kept this one on their desk, knowing that the one they write during the unit should be much better through our mini-lessons, revisions, and editing. I had the students plan on the first page and then write on a piece of notebook paper. This really helped them stay focused throughout the unit, and understand what the end product should be like, and what a personal narrative actually is. Make A Difference Today! Please remember to rate the product.